In Perspective: Anti-GM vitriol rises
Critical thinking and the ability to recognize pseudo-scientific studies appears to be lacking by activists. It’s much easier to share websites that share sensational headlines and news showing the things we fear the most—grotesque abominations they say prove scientists are dabbling in research without a conscience and are slaves to profit-mongering corporations.
Most people don’t look at the organic industry, which is now owned by many of these mega corporations, and truly understand the difference behind organic and biotech-produced food.
America’s high schools have the lowest competencies in math and science in the industrialized world. Without this understanding, how can Americans truly understand what biotech scientists are doing? Somehow agriculture must find a way to show that biotechnology is not an enemy.
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- In-season imagery helps farmers grow and protect healthy crops
- Ag markets proved rather volatile Wednesday afternoon
- Farm Bill enables record USDA investments in rural water systems
- Ag markets diverged Wednesday morning
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- Commentary: Blame anti-GMO groups for deaths
- Julie Borlaug says biotech is necessary in fight against hunger
- What does “sustainable” food and agriculture really mean?
- Ohio bill to require certification to apply fertilizer
- Carbon-dioxide hurts nitrogen assimilation by plants
- FCC aims to offer high-speed internet to rural America